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LINKS

Jamey Aebersold: www.jazzbooks.com

Barry Harris: www.barryharris.com

Thelonious Monk Institute: www.jazzinamerica.org

Jazz At Lincoln Center: www.jalc.org

Smithsonian Institute: www.smithsonianjazz.org

 

BOOKS--JAZZ HISTORY

Duke Ellington: Beyond Category by John Edward Hasse

Hard Bop Academy by Alan Goldsher

The Birth of Bebop by Scott Deveaux

Milestones (Miles Davis) by Jack Chambers

Gil Evans by Stephanie Stein Crease

Footprints (Wayne Shorter) by Michelle Mercer

Groovin High (Dizzy Gillespie) by Shipton

Biographical Encyclopedia of Jazz by Feather/Gitler

Open Sky (Sonny Rollins) by Eric Nissenson

Duke Ellington's America - Harvey G. Cohen

Thelonious Monk - Robin D. G. Kelley

Let's Get To The Nitty Gritty - Horace Silver

Open The Door (Betty Carter) William R. Bauer

I Walked With Giants - Jimmy Heath

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Books-- Jazz Performance

Jazz Piano Book by Mark Levine

Jazz Piano by Jeff Gardner

Jazz Improvisation by David Baker

Pentatonics by Jerry Bergonzi

How To Improvise by Hal Crook

Metaphors for the Musician by Randy Halberstadt

How To Play Bebop by David Baker

Charlie Parker Omnibook